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Daily Archives: July 29, 2015

A homeless actor struggles to recover on the streets of Highland Park

Scot Anthony Robinson once found himself leaping and bounding on stage, his voice booming through auditoriums full of school children captivated by his story about life as a homeless heroin addict. But recently, the 53-year-old had been panhandling outside the drive-thru Starbucks on York Boulevard after finding himself homeless a second time. Read More »

Tracking the urban coyotes of Silver Lake and Echo Park

He’s a Silver Lake guy who never ventures south of the 101 Freeway. She’s a mom raising a family in Westlake south of the 101 but does not mind crossing the freeway to visit Silver Lake and Echo Park. Meet C-145 and C-144, urban coyotes that are being tracked in the name of science as they roam the streets of Echo Park, Historic Filipinotown, Silver Lake and Westlake. Read More »

Silver Lake water main breaks; CHP Eagle Rock facility evacuated; Boyle Heights ponders bulb-outs

MORNING REPORT: A water main break in the 600 block of Silver Lake Boulevard flooded streets early this morning. Service is not expected to be fully restored until this afternoon .... The CHP communications center in Eagle Rock was evacuated after a woman made a threatening call to the facility .... The L.A. City Council rescinded more than $600,000 in grants and other financial transfers requested by former 4th District Councilman Tom LaBonge Read More »

LA River Boat Race Returns with Costumes, New Course, Good Times

Grab those water socks and head on down to the Glendale Narrows Recreation Zone for the 2nd Annual LA River Boat Race on Saturday, Aug. 8, 2015. Honorary boaters will hit the water starting at 11:30 a.m., with Los Angeles City Council River Committee chair Mitch O’Farrell welcoming the official racers at noon. Read More »